Saeed Mohammad

  • 222 Citations
20102019
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Research Interests

As a pediatric hepatologist, I care for children with liver diseases, including those who may need a liver transplant. We have a great team who work hard to provide reassurance and care for both patients and their families during the stress of a critical illness, and I am exteremely proud to work with them. I enjoy the long term relationships that have developed with many of my patients and their families and am grateful to be a part of their lives.

My academic work is focused on improving the long term outcomes and quality of life of children with chronic illnesses particularly pediatric liver transplant recipients. Our team is studying ways to improve the lives of these patients beyond standard medical therapy through the measurement of serum biomarkers and personalizing treatment. As a Feinberg educator, I teach medical and graduate school courses, and mentor both pediatric gastroenterology fellows and residents.

Liver disease may be transient, easy to treat or chronic and even life threatening. I have three areas of focus: 1) Liver Transplantation: I care for patients requiring a liver transplant and follow them until they are old enough to move onto adult care. I am the site investigator for the Studies of Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT) study, which is the largest pediatric transplant registry in the world. 2)Autoimmune Liver Disease: This includes autoimmune hepatitis, primary sclerosis cholangitis and overlap syndrome. 3)Non alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH): I am site co-investigator for the NASH CRN, which is an NIH funded network of academic centers studying this epidemic.

Certifications and Licenses

Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatrics

Training Experience

2008Residency, Vanderbilt University Hospital
2011Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital)
2012Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital)

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Aga Khan University

… → 2003

Research interests

  • Autoimmune Liver Disease
  • Cytokines
  • Health Economics
  • Health Services Research
  • Liver Disease / Pathobiology
  • Medical Decision Making
  • Outcome Measures
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Quality of Life
  • Transplantation

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Grants 2012 2018

Research Output 2010 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Liver histopathology in patients with hepatic masses and the Abernethy malformation

Lemoine, C., Nilsen, A., Brandt, K., Mohammad, S., Melin-Aldana, H. & Superina, R. A., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of pediatric surgery. 54, 2, p. 266-271 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liver
Biopsy
Viscera
Chi-Square Distribution
Portal Vein

Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Personalized Approach to Understanding Fatty Liver Disease

Barnekow, K., Shyken, P., Ito, J., Deng, J., Mohammad, S. & Fishbein, M. H., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 68, 6, p. 777-781 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
Fatty Liver
Liver Diseases
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Parents
3 Citations (Scopus)

Clinically Actionable Hypercholesterolemia and Hypertriglyceridemia in Children with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Clinical Research Network (NASH CRN), Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 198, p. 76-83.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypertriglyceridemia
Hypercholesterolemia
Lipids
Dyslipidemias
LDL Cholesterol
1 Citation (Scopus)

Exome sequencing of an adolescent with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease identifies a clinically actionable case of Wilson disease

Wattacheril, J., Shea, P. R., Mohammad, S., Behling, C., Aggarwal, V., Wilson, L. A., Yates, K. P., Ito, J., Fishbein, M. H., Stong, N., Lavine, J. E. & Goldstein, D. B., Oct 1 2018, In : Cold Spring Harbor molecular case studies. 4, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exome
Hepatolenticular Degeneration
Copper
Ceruloplasmin
Penicillamine
1 Citation (Scopus)
Acute Liver Failure
Pediatrics
Biopsy
Liver
International Normalized Ratio